• Short Summary

    Coventry is slowly being rebuilt after all the destruction of the war. West Midlands.

  • Description

    Coventry reborn.

    West Midlands.

    Aerial shot of blitzed cathedral. Various shots of devastation caused by bombing. Dissolves to scene of rebuilding. M/S blitzed church being cleaned up. M/S as clergy walk into rebuilt part of church. M/S scaffolding on building. M/S flower beds reading 'Welcome to Coventry'. Various shots as places are rebuilt. L/S of the Square. M/S statue of Lady Godiva, C/U plaque at base of statue. M/S street scene. M/S advertisements. Various shots of the streets. Various shots of different shops and streets. Various shots of women shopping and window shopping. M/S of the Co-operative Store. M/S flower baskets on lamp posts. M/S window boxes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1271.25
    Media URN:
    34350
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:11:00 / 01:36:54:00
    Canister:
    NP 272

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